Will Smith raps again

Will Smith is returning to his first love: hip-hop. Jaden’s dad appears on the “Fiesta (Remix),” a new track by Columbian dance group Bomba Estéreo, dropping his first verse in more than a decade. “Hola mamacita, Go get me a beer-a / The track is the heat, I couldn’t let the beat go by without a feature,” the former Fresh Prince raps. He goes on to name check Sofia Vergara and refers to himself as a Tesla automobile. The verse marks Smith’s first foray into music since his 2005 album “Lost and Found.” No plans for new music have been announced, but Smith told reporters earlier this year that he recently entered the studio with Kanye West to work on new tracks.

Lovato ditches clothes for Vanity Fair

Demi Lovato bared all in a provocative Vanity Fair photo shoot, photos from which were posted to the magazine’s website Friday. In the shots, Lovato reportedly had three rules for photographer Patrick Ecclesine: “No makeup, no clothes, no retouching.” Of the shoot, Lovato tells “If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the past day, it’s that life is too short. I’m about to launch an album that finally represents who I truly am. How do I embrace this new chapter in my life? How do I really walk the walk? What does it mean to be confident? It means letting go, being authentic, saying I don’t give a (expletive) and this is who I am.” The photos show the 23-year-old former Disney star in a bathtub, naked on a bed, and in a shower. Lovato’s “Confident” is due out Oct. 16.

Gomez embraces herself on new album

In other ex-Disney star body news, Selena Gomez says she’s embracing the way she looks. When she was recording her new album, “Revival,” due out Oct. 9, “I was getting criticized because I had gained weight,” she tells Flare magazine. “I was really bummed when I found out all that stuff was going on, and that’s when I was like, ‘I’m so tired of feeling like I'm being pulled down by something.’ ‘Revival’ is the first song on the album, and the first lines are, ‘I feel like I’ve awakened — the chains around me are finally breaking.’ ” Gomez also says she’s enjoying the single life after breaking up with Justin Bieber and being linked to EDM star Zedd, just don’t expect to see her on Tinder anytime soon. “I would never go on Tinder! I think it would scare me,” the 23-year-old says.


Saturday’s birthdays

Clive Owen, 51

Gwen Stefani, 46

Alicia Vikander, 27

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